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Dr. Jeff Lakritz, professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and section head of the Veterinary Medical Center's Hospital for Farm Animals, has been named the inaugural Vernon L. Tharp Professor in Food Animal Medicine.
The Honoring the Bond program at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center supports pet owners during emotionally difficult times. People faced with the critical illness of a beloved pet need to be able to discuss all the options available to make decisions focused on what is best for their animal and themselves, and the Honoring the Bond Program offers the support they need during this process. This program is funded in part through the generosity of Schoedinger Funeral Services, and primarily by the private donations of kind, concerned pet owners.
Diseases do not respect borders or even species barriers, causing suffering in both humans and animals. They indiscriminately infect the wealthy and the poor, the young and the elderly. Dr. Linda Saif, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine is part of the Food Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.
Dark brindles, blues, light red fawns, and white and brindle ticks were but a small sample of coats seen at Greyhounds ROCK. The retired racers that recently gathered for a long weekend to support canine cancer research represented nearly all of the 18 officially-recognized Greyhound colors.
The 5th annual Greyhounds Rock symposium held at Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center the last weekend of October attracted more than 100 participants.
Lonnie J. King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine, recently accepted the appointment to be the lead dean for the Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) program at The Ohio State University.
On a Saturday in June 2010, 130 people gathered quietly on the campus of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, each grieving the loss of a companion animal. They shared experiences and listened as veterinary residents and staff discussed the importance of acknowledging and honoring the human-animal bond.